Author: David Bennett

23+ wellbeing things. No. 6 – Low(er) tech diversions for one

You can only sit for just so long at a computer before you want to get up and do something else.  Here are a few random sources of inspiration for entertaining yourself, with or without the aid of technology. Low

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23+ wellbeing things. No. 5 – tune out and say “howdy” to the real world!

If fine-tuning what social media places in front of you does not improve your mood, it might be that you need to re-engage with the real world around you.  With the average person staring at social media feeds for a

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Google has been busy…

Google is great for many things, and while librarians seem to spend their lives preaching about its limitations for academic research, there are a number of interesting specialist tools Google have developed on the quiet that offer access to some

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23+ tips for wellbeing in strange times #4 – Fill your stream with good vibes

Now is the time to start weeding your social media feeds and focus in on those things that make you feel good inside: Follow inspiring, happy accounts that make you feel good.  Some examples fro Twitter include (and this is

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23+ tips for wellbeing in strange times #3 – Routinely relax and refocus

Giving yourself a gentle but thorough routine stretch and listening to a short podcast morning and evening helps reset the mind and can ease you into more new and healthy habits.

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23+ wellbeing tips for strange times #2 – Feeling a little lost? Chat to a Faculty Librarian

When you have chatted to all your friends online and are starting to wonder if there is life beyond computer games or are starting to experience that unpleasant nagging feeling that there might be work still to be done but

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Library staff are still here to help you

The Library building may have closed, but our staff are all here to offer you the same support online that you would expect at the Library help desk.  We can help with finding the information, market data, ebooks and journal

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23+ wellbeing things for strange times #1 – Regain your background buzz

Some people thrive on the sound of silence, while others need the quiet energizing buzz of others around them working to remind them that they are not alone but part of a multitude all working towards similar ends and goals. 

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Supporting your wellbeing

Your personal tutor will be contacting you at some point to check on your wellbeing but there are a number of other support services available to you, including: Download the WhatsUp app for daily mental health boosts and tools for

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Finance resources – a stop-gap while we get Bloomberg and Eikon working again

Calling all Finance students! While we try to get Eikon/Bloomberg working remotely, your Faculty Librarian, Hannah Porter, has set up a reading list of other resources to help you get started.  If you have any questions or difficulties, please contact

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